New Windows For Malabar On Board Agenda

15 Jan , 2017  

Replacement of windows at Malabar Intermediate School will be on the agenda when the Mansfield City Schools Board of Education meets in regular session at 5:30 PM on Tuesday.

Superintendent Brian Garverick will recommend approval of a $169,000 contract for BC&G Weithman Construction Co. of Bucyrus. Windows to be replaced are all those seen when facing the front of the building – the cafeteria, administrative offices and the south side of the classroom wing. More…


Mansfield Middle School Honor Roll

14 Jan , 2017  

Mansfield Middle School Principal Robert McQuate has announced the honor roll for the second quarter grading period, which ended Dec. 16. Eighty-six seventh- and eighth-graders earned honor roll recognition, 18 of them for having all A’s. The students were to be honored Friday afternoon during a reception in the library. More…


Cline Re-Elected As Board President

5 Jan , 2017  

Renda Cline was re-elected president of the Mansfield City Schools Board of Education Tuesday evening during the board’s 2017 organizational meeting.

Ms. Cline was nominated by Sheryl Weber. There were no other nominations and she was elected on a 4-1 vote. More…


North Central State President To Keynote At Franklin University Commencement

3 Jan , 2017  

A Mansfield-based educator will have the honor of serving as keynote speaker at Columbus’ Franklin University later this month.

Franklin University, one of the leading educators of working adults, will hold its 154th Commencement Ceremony on Sunday, January 8, during which more than 650 degree candidates will receive their diplomas. This commencement ceremony will take place at The Greater Columbus Convention Center in downtown Columbus. More…



School Board To Hold Organizational Meeting

30 Dec , 2016  

The new year brings with it the need for many governmental bodies to conduct organizational sessions, including boards of education.

The Mansfield City Schools Board of Education will have its 2017 organizational meeting at 5:30 PM on Tuesday, January 3, at the Raemelton administration building, located at 856 W. Cook Road. More…


Madison Board Of Education Meeting Has Limited Pre-Christmas Agenda

20 Dec , 2016  

At its Wednesday regular monthly meeting, the Madison Local Schools Board of Education has a relatively short list of items to consider. In addition to a handful of standard reports to consider and personnel items to act upon, Superintendent Lee Kaple has five recommendations for Board action.

Those proposals include the following: More…


Mansfield Board of Education Meets; Honors Player, Talks Pledge and Anthem

16 Dec , 2016  

The most prolific rusher in the history of Mansfield Senior High School football was praised for more than his gridiron records during Wednesday’s board of education meeting.

Senior Brian Benson received a plaque from the board which details the lengthy list of his football achievements. Senior High’s all-time single-season and career rushing leader scored 60 touchdowns as a Tyger and was named to the 2016 Associated Press Division II All-Ohio First Team. More…


Light Agenda Set For Mansfield Board Meeting

14 Dec , 2016  

The agenda for Wednesday night’s meeting of the Mansfield City Schools Board of Education may not be the longest of the year, however it does contain a handful of legislative measures including two equipment purchases.

In addition to standard measures dealing with small gifts to the District and personnel recommendations, the Board will look at: More…


The Ohio State University at Mansfield Updates

9 Dec , 2016  

UNITED WAY DONATION – The Ohio State University at Mansfield and North Central State College have collected a combined $8,976 for the Richland County United Way Campaign.

SPEAKER AT MANSFIELD ROTARY — Dr. Norman Jones, Ph.D., of The Ohio State University at Mansfield shared information on the local campus during a meeting of the Rotary Club of Mansfield. Dr. Jones shared that OSUM, which is an open admission campus, has the second highest graduation rate of the 48 open admission campuses across the state. More…

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Malabar Family Art Night Next Thursday

7 Dec , 2016  

Malabar Intermediate School students and their families will have an opportunity to express themselves through art on Thursday, Dec. 15.

The school’s second annual Family Art Night will be 5 to 7 p.m. in the cafeteria.

Art teacher Sonnet Hogue said she expects another huge turnout this year. More…



Mid-Ohio ESC Earns “High Performing ESC” Designation

2 Dec , 2016  

Mid-Ohio ESC was recently named a “High Performing ESC” by the Ohio Department of Education.  This is the first year of the prestigious designation.

To earn the award, Mid-Ohio ESC demonstrated a savings of 21.4 percent for its 16 client districts in the areas of Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, School Psychology and Speech and Language Pathology services, as well as Executive Search services.

Across the state, ESCs reported more than $54 million in savings submitted to ODE.  More…


Mansfield Schools May Get Christmas Present: Release From Fiscal Emegency

1 Dec , 2016  

Mansfield City Schools’ long and demanding journey through state-imposed fiscal emergency might – might – come to an end before Christmas.

The district’s Financial Planning and Supervision Commission, which included new member Teana Sykes, heard Tuesday that the Auditor of State’s office has initiated the process for terminating the fiscal emergency designation. That word came from Steve Moomaw of the auditor’s regional office in Canton. More…



Madison Board To Consider Superintendent Recommendations

25 Nov , 2016  

At its regular monthly meeting next week, the Madison Local Schools Board of Education is set to consider several recommendations from Superintendent Lee Kaple. These recommendations are in addition to standard personnel-related matters.

These Superintendent proposals include the following: More…

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Newman Elementary Demolition Progressing

19 Nov , 2016  

Except for a chain-link security fence the front of the former Newman Elementary School on Central Avenue gave no indication Friday that demolition is underway. It’s a very different story in the back.

Great Lakes Demolition of Vickory, Ohio, has gutted several of the rooms on the west side. That work began after Total Environmental Services of Toledo completed abatement of hazardous materials. The building is expected to be demolished, debris removed and the site graded by mid-December. It will be restored to grass as weather permits. More…